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IG for new software to improve expats’ security

APP
July 24, 2021

LAHORE:Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Inam Ghani has said that improving security arrangements for foreign nationals, especially Chinese experts, investors and citizens is one of the top priorities of the Punjab Police.

He expressed these views while giving instructions to the officers during a meeting held at the Central Police Office here on Friday. During the meeting, the measures taken by Punjab Police regarding IT projects and their upgradation were also reviewed in detail. The IGP Punjab said that all available resources should be used and a new software should be developed for effective monitoring of security arrangements which should contain records of all foreign nationals, entering and leaving Pakistan, especially Chinese experts working on CPEC projects, along with full details of Special Protection Unit (SPU) personnel and other police force deployed for their security. He said that the above mentioned software should contain the names of foreign nationals, phone numbers, passport numbers, residential address and other necrssary details.

Inam Ghani said that all possible assistance would be sought from the Chinese desks of the Special Protection Unit at the airports and the FIA department in the development of the

software.